Makarei Payne Glass is a vibrant 12-year-old girl who has what it takes to win another pageant. She won a pageant last year and was featured in the MSR. This year, she won the 2017 America’s “Little Miss Midwest Pre-teen” Pageant. The event was held at the Crowne Plaza hotel in Bloomington, Minnesota, April 7- 9. Makarei was chosen to be Miss Midwest, which is the event’s … [Read more...]
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Students Bella Crowder, Russell Thomas and Principal Amy Luehmann of the Nellie Stone Johnson School receive a $1000 grant from the St. Paul-Minneapolis Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi. Elizabeth Lasley, liaison officer and teacher, Nealie Christopher were instrumental in obtaining the grant for the NSJ Literacy Project. Presenting them with the grant was Ronald Payton … [Read more...]
Local business Planting People, Growing Justice (PPGJ) has been chosen as a winner of the 2017 American Small Business Championship hosted by SCORE, the nation’s largest network of volunteer, expert business mentors, and generously supported by Sam’s Club. The American Small Business Champions will each receive a $1,000 Sam’s Club gift card, an all-expense-paid trip to a … [Read more...]
On behalf of the Office for Equity and Diversity at the University of Minnesota, we'd like to draw your attention to the online application for our Puckett Scholarship. The Puckett Scholars Program was created in 1994 by Kirby and Tonya Puckett to provide scholarships for incoming first-year students from Minnesota. Any high school senior from the state of Minnesota who … [Read more...]
Free Kidney Screening Offered by the National Kidney Foundation Over 26 million Americans have kidney disease and most don’t know it. A quick screening from the National Kidney Foundation can help assess your kidney health. March is National Kidney Month and the National Kidney Foundation is urging all Americans to assess their risk for kidney disease. If you have … [Read more...]